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Clinical Nurse Leader or Fellow - Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (1.0 FTE)

Company: Gundersen Health System
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today.Schedule Weekly Hours:40Full-time Clinical Nurse Leader or Clinical Nurse Leader Fellow position available in the Inpatient Rehabilitation UnitA Clinical Nurse Leader at Gundersen Health System is responsible for overseeing the care of a cohort of patients and assuring optimal care coordination and outcomes for their area of responsibility. The role provides clinical leadership at the point of care and is vital in mitigating risks for our patients, promoting effective communication across disciplines and guiding nurses to continually grow in their practice. As transformational leaders, CNLs use change management and process improvement skills to close gaps in care systems. Candidate must be a graduate from a Masters CNL focused program and obtain CNL certification or must complete these requirements within three years of starting the role. Minimum 3 years RN experience in acute care. Job Description:The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a generalist prepared at the Master's level, who has attained CNL certification. The purpose of this role is to manage and promote group processes to achieve lateral integration of care, with a patient and family focus at the bedside/unit (microsystems) level. Functioning as a horizontal leader with an advanced skill set, the CNL is accountable for patient outcomes for a specified group of patients.Major Responsibilities:1. Provides lateral integration of care while collaborating with patients, (as defined by the patient) families and staff to deliver 24-hour accountability for a group of patients.2. Interfaces between client and healthcare system to effect quality outcomes using evidence based practice.3. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs.4. Uses advanced critical thinking to perform risk assessment(s) and analyses to ensure patient safety.5. Responsible for cost effective care through coordination of human, environmental, and material resources within the microsystem.6. Oversees the management of patient care in a microsystem by designing, coordinating, supervising, delegating and evaluating the care for a specified population.7. Addresses and communicates barriers to efficiency in the microsystem.8. Supports continual process improvement work by engaging with staff and collaborating with Quality Improvement and other leadership members to positively affect the microsystem functioning.9. Demonstrates advanced advocacy skills based with sound ethical judgment.10. Creates opportunities for mentoring of staff and supporting professional development.11. Documents in an appropriate and timely manner.12. Maintains compliance with organizational, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.13. Provides direct patient care and patient education as needed.14. Participates in micro-mesosystem committees and meetings.15. Collaborates with clinical manager and other resources on microsystem initiatives.16. Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.Education and Learning:REQUIREDMaster's degree in NursingWork Experience:REQUIRED3-4 years relevant RN experience.DESIRED1 year experience as a Clinical Nurse Leader in an acute care setting.License and Certifications:REQUIREDRegistered Nurse (RN) licensed minimally in the state of practice, some positions may require additional state RN licenses.Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classesClinical Nurse Leader (CNL)Age Specific Population Served:Infant (less than 1 year)Pediatric (1 - 12 years)Adolescent (13 - 17 years)Adult (18 - 64 years)Geriatric (65 years & older)OSHA Category:Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.Environmental Conditions:Exposed to infectious diseases.Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Reaching - Below Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Reaching - Above Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact or call 608-775-0267Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Gundersen Health System, La Crosse , Clinical Nurse Leader or Fellow - Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (1.0 FTE), Healthcare , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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